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IKF Graduation Requirements

File: IKF 

All students are required to earn 24 credits and comply with all state accountability requirements in order to graduate. A semester course receives .5 credits; a full year course receives 1 credit. 
In addition, students must fulfill the following credit requirements in alignment with the High School Program of Studies: 
English: 4 credits 
History: 3 credits 
Science: 3 credits (must be lab science)  
Mathematics: 4 credits 
Wellness: 2.0 credits Foreign Language:2 credits 
Fine/Applied Arts:  .5 credits 
Engineering Technology: .5 credits  
Additional semester of either  
Engineering Techology, or  
Fine/Applied Arts:  .5 credits 
The Massachusetts Department of Education also requires that all students pass English, Math, and Science MCAS competency testing to be eligible for a high school diploma. In addition, students must complete 50 hours of community service, as follows: 
9th grade: 10 Hours 
10th grade: 10 Hours 
11th grade: 15 Hours 
12th grade: 15 Hours 
Credit for Foreign Study: Students who are away for a term or year to participate in a student exchange program or otherwise study abroad may receive credits toward high school graduation when (1) study plans are approved by the school administration in advance; and (2) the institution where the study occurred submits a record of the student’s work.  In these instances, the Principal and student’s guidance counselor will evaluate the work and assign credit for it according to standards prevailing in Hamilton Wenham Regional High School.